6 Simple Machines
That make our life easier
The wheel and axle is a small cylinder joined to a large wheel.
An inclined plane is a tilted surface that allows you to move heavy objects up small slopes.
This seesaw is a level 1 lever meaning the fulcrum is in between the load and the effort. There are three levels of levers.
Wheel and Axle
The small cylinder is the axle and the large wheel is obviously the wheel.
A normal hill is an inclined plane.
The Final 3
A screw is a inclined plane that coils around a shaft. It converts rotational motion into linear motion.
Pulley allows a person to change the direction of a force by adding his own weight.
This image shows a wedge being used to split wood.
Just a common screw but it meets our purposes.
This shows a man lifting a weight using a pulley.